Financial Mail: Pound of Flesh

Part three of my Pound of Flesh series of data-driven articles on SA consumer debt (supported by impactAfrica)… This was the cover package of the Financial Mail on 22 March 2018. How reckless lending is killing the economy Reckless lending is back in the dock as another consumer takes on Capitec over possible contravention ofContinue reading “Financial Mail: Pound of Flesh”

CFO magazine: Agile’s Tshego Sefolo

Here’s an extract from my interview with private equity investor Tshego Sefolo. Agile’s Tshego Sefolo: The CFO is key to successful Private Equity “When we invest in businesses we look at the quality of the CFO; that individual is critical as they become our eyes and ears into the business.” Tshego Sefolo is the CEO andContinue reading “CFO magazine: Agile’s Tshego Sefolo”

CFO magazine: Mavericks, freaks and geeks

I recently attended the Finance Indaba as a writer for CFO South Africa. Two of the presentations that I really enjoyed were by so-called futurists – people who study trends and change (and history) in order to make predictions about the future. In this case, those predictions were aimed at a corporate and financial audience,Continue reading “CFO magazine: Mavericks, freaks and geeks”

Can art save this city?

Here’s a little throwback post for you. This time last year, I was gearing up for my near-annual trip to Grahamstown for the National Arts Festival. I head down to G’town most years (as often as I can) and have a deep love for the quirky little town and the wonderful arts festival it hostsContinue reading “Can art save this city?”